Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Fatty acids and conjugates
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Long-chain fatty acids
Unsaturated fatty acids Straight chain fatty acids Carboxylic acid salts Organic transition metal salts Monocarboxylic acids and derivatives Carboxylic acids Organic oxides Hydrocarbon derivatives Carbonyl compounds Organic cations
Long-chain fatty acid - Straight chain fatty acid - Unsaturated fatty acid - Carboxylic acid salt - Carboxylic acid derivative - Carboxylic acid - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Organic transition metal salt - Organooxygen compound - Organic oxide - Carbonyl group - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organic oxygen compound - Organic salt - Organic cation - Aliphatic acyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as long-chain fatty acids. These are fatty acids with an aliphatic tail that contains between 13 and 21 carbon atoms.